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Srihari Naidu, MD
Understanding Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
According to the Center for Disease Control 100,000 young athletes die each year from all cardio-vascular disorders, including cardiomyopathy, as a result of participation in sports. This is twice as many as die in auto accidents. Dr. Srihari Naidu joins Dr. DeSilva to discuss the risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options.
· Srihari Naidu, MD, is Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program at New York’s Winthrop-University Hospital · Prior to joining Winthrop, he was Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center, where he developed their Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center · Dr. Naidu is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. · His postgraduate training included fellowships in interventional cardiology and general cardiology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in Philadelphia, where he received the 2004 Outstanding Teaching Award. He completed his residency and internship in internal medicine at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and received his medical degree from Brown University in Providence. · A Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, and the Society of Geriatric Cardiology, as well as an active member of the American Heart Association and the European Society of Cardiology, Dr. Naidu has published numerous articles in medical journals and has presented original research both nationally and abroad.
Dr. Derrick DeSilva